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Pronunciation : Re*past" (r-pst")
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OF. repast, F. repas, LL. repastus, fr. L. repascere to feed again; pref. re- re- + pascere, pastum, to pasture, feed. See Pasture.]
Definition : 1. The act of taking food. From dance to sweet repast they turn. Milton.

2. That which is taken as food; a meal; figuratively, any refreshment. "Sleep . . . thy best repast." Denham. Go and get me some repast. Shak.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Re*past"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To supply food to; to feast; to take food. [Obs.] "Repast them with my blood." Shak. He then, also, as before, left arbitrary the dieting and repasting of our minds. Milton.

t. & i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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